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Advantages of the Canon A2000 IS

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Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
230k dots vs 115k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Size
Slightly smaller
101×64×32 mm vs 109×66×49 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Weight
Lighter
190 g vs 315 g
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Around 40% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
1.3" vs 1.9"
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More than 30% thinner
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
1,600 ISO vs 800 ISO
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The A2000 IS's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
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Advantages of the Canon A640

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the A640's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Wide angle
Better wide angle
35 mm vs 36 mm
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Almost the same
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm vs 1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
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More than 30% larger sensor
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/2500s vs 1/1600s
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Around 40% faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths

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              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              A2000 IS36 mm
              A64035 mm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              A2000 IS230k dots
              A640115k dots
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              A2000 IS1.3 fps
              A6401.5 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              A2000 IS1,600 ISO
              A640800 ISO
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              A2000 IS9.8 MP
              A64010 MP

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